Back-End Web Developer

Jun 8, 2017

100% Medical

1% Company Equity

Unlimited PTO

Job description

We are looking for a self-driven and experienced WordPress PHP developer to join our growing company, and work out of our new office on Mill Ave & 4th Street, in Tempe, Arizona. If chosen, you would be responsible for developing primarily PHP and Javascript based solutions, plugins, and themes for the WordPress CMS.

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and maintain custom WordPress plugins
  • Participate as either project lead or team member in a wide variety of development projects
  • Weekly rotating on-call technical support for clients

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or 4+ years related experience and/or training
  • Demonstrated knowledge of programming languages including PHP, Javascript, MySQL, HTML5, and CSS
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • At least one year advanced WordPress development experience
  • Experience with software architecture, web services (e.g. REST, SOAP, JSON), application stacks (e.g. WAMP, LAMP), version control (e.g. Git & Github), OS platforms (e.g. Linux, Mac), web and application servers (e.g. Apache, IIS)
  • Excellent knowledge of all aspects of the software development lifecycle: design, functional and technical requirements, coding, debugging, testing, release, and operational support
  • Experience using a Linux/UNIX Command Line Interface

Desired Qualifications

Candidates with the following skills and experience will be given a stronger preference:

  • Experience in Java and MVC architecture is a big plus!
  • Experience using command-line text editors like VIM
  • Familiarity with IT tools like Atlassian Suite and JIRA
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced, and demanding environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask; avoids getting caught up in unimportant details
  • Deadline oriented with the ability to perform under pressure
  • Dedication to do whatever is needed to get the job done
  • You are a lifelong learner, always willing to accept new opportunities and always curious to gain new skills.
  • Remains abreast of technology directions, initiative and trends within scope of expertise to provide ideas, guidance, and recommendations

Verbal/Written Communication

You must have strong English language (verbal and written communication) skills. Candidate should be able to contribute in group meetings, provide project updates, write functional/training documents and relay information accurately to other parties.

Teamwork and Values

We are looking for someone who is approachable, friendly, enjoys working in a team environment, with self awareness and a high emotional intelligence (EQ).